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Supply Chain Management - Demand Planner in Lewisville, TX at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 1/25/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    1/25/2023

Job Description

Established in 1919 and traded on the NYSE, Standard Motor Products, Inc., (SMP) is a leading independent manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry, with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

We are organized into two operating segments. Each segment focuses on providing our customers with full-line coverage of its products, and a full suite of complementary services that are tailored to our customers’ business needs and driving end-user demand for our products. Our Engine Management Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the ignition, electrical, emissions, fuel and safety-related systems of motor vehicles. Our Temperature Control Segment manufactures and distributes a full line of critical components for the temperature control (air conditioning and heating) systems, engine cooling systems, power window accessories and windshield washer systems of motor vehicles.

We sell our products primarily to automotive aftermarket retailers, program distribution groups, warehouse distributors, original equipment manufacturers and original equipment service part operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

We employ approximately 4,300 people in North America, Europe and Asia.

Overview:

 

The Demand Planner will be responsible for managing and maintaining forecasts in our Logility system.  This position will be the primary contact for Forecast Collaboration and Life Cycle planning; provide forecasting support for demand planning group; maintain offline forecast data files and supply forecast analysis as requested.  Responsible for providing interim updates to the Logility system between month end closings.      

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate with the Forecast Collaboration Manager to ensure customer forecast changes are implemented.
  • Maintain forecast integrity for assigned parts.
  • Ensure all weekly and monthly processes are run on a timely basis.
  • Prepare and issue all weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as assigned.
  • Act as the primary support person for the DPG team members for forecasting and system questions.
  • Analyze and report on forecasting exceptions.
  • Manage and maintain the customer collaboration and Life Cycle Planning tools in Logility.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) 
    • 2-3 years demand planning experience
    • Proficient with MS Excel and MS Access
    • Excellent oral/written communication skills
    • Ability to multitask; strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
    • Prior Logility Demand Planning experience and/or SQL skills a plus

    Standard Motor Products is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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